Five Canadians Named To 2019 Global Golf Post All-Amateur Team
- Category: Inside Golf
- Published: 2019-11-20
WINTER PARK, Florida — Global Golf Post announced its seventh annual All-Amateur teams for men and women.
This annual effort is intended to recognize individual performance during the past 12 months for men and women amateurs, mid-amateurs, and senior amateurs.
All told, 179 players from 26 nations are honoured. And among all those players, two stood out as The Post’s Amateurs of the Year – Standford University graduate Brandon Wu and Oregon’s senior Lara Tennant.
Five Canadians were honoured in the 2019 list:
- Garrett Rank (Elmira, Ont.) – First team
- Joey Savoie (La Prairie, Que.) – First team
- Andrea Kosa (Calgary, Alta.) – Second team
- Mary-Ann Hayward (St. Thomas, Ont.) – First team
- Judith Kyrinis (Thornhill, Ont.) – First team
Among the 179 players, there were three golfers to have won Canadian national championships in 2019:
- Gene Elliot (West Des Mointes, Ia.) – 2019 Canadian Men’s Senior | First team
- Joseph Deraney (Belden, Miss.) – 2019 Canadian Men’s Mid-Amateur | First team
- Atthaya Thirikul (Thailand) – 2019 World Junior Girls Championship medallist | First team
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